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CNN
Jan 27, 2013 3:00pm PST
part of the six, they've been working this since day one after the election. i think they're ready to come out with something. i think you're going to see that marco rubio has laid a lot of the groundwork by selling these principles. he's gotten great endorsement and support from some of the most right-winged pundit makers. now it's time to act upon it and grow it from there but it is basically the only thing happening in congress today where there is a bipartisan movement on both -- in both chambers and both sides of the aisle. >> but, ana, i've been hear about about marco rubio and the gang of six. why haven't we heard from them? >> timing is everything. you know what, don lemon? i wouldn't put money on them waiting on the president. the president's going to speak on tuesday. i wouldn't be surprised if these senators who are tremendously strategic and know how to play the political game and defend third bipartisan process, i wouldn't be surprised if they preempt the president, do it tomorrow, do it before the president does on tuesday. these are not folks that wait on the president.
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 1:00am PST
from day one after the election. i think they're ready to come out with something. i think you're going to see that marco rubio has laid a lot of the groundwork by selling these principals. he's gotten great endorsement and support from some of the most right winged pundits and influence makers. he has maneuverability for this idea. now it's time to act upon it and grow it from there. it is basically the only thing happening where there is a bipartisan movement in both chambers and both sides of the aisle. >> the election has been a long time ago. i've been hearing this about the gang of six. why wait? why are they waiting on the president? >> because timing is everything. but you know what, don, if i were you i wouldn't put money on them waiting on the president. the president is going to speak on tuesday. i wouldn't be surprised if these senators, who know how to play the political game and will defend their bipartisan process, i wouldn't be surprised if they preempt the process. maybe do it tomorrow. maybe do it before the president does it on tuesday. i wouldn't be -- these ar
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST
pass? the november elections. we saw the numbers. it has been talked about and talked about since then, the fact that latino voters have been going up as a percentage of the electorate and republicans got fewer than they have in three presidential elections. so it was a real wake-up call we're told, particularly to republicans like john mccain and lindsey graham of south carolina, who had kind of been working on comprehensive immigration reform on and off again. lindsey graham called chuck schumer. they had the first of five meetings. some were after the election. and they set in motion this process, a timetable to have principles now, the end of january, legislative language in march and they hope to have some kind of vote in the senate before the august recess. >> let's talk about the timing of this announcement here. the president was -- he's going to go to vegas tomorrow and is supposed to outline his immigration reform plan. it almost looks like the senators beat him to it here. is there some sort of strategy in thinking if they lay this out today it's more likely to pass than if
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 2:00pm EST
office days, when he was a senator-elect, first met, et cetera. so he's been there from the beginning. he has the president's back. the president understands that. this is someone i think the president is entrusting, not just with the staff at the white house and all the things that come with that chief of staff role, but also with the obama era as it will, at some point the obama era will be written up and so much of what -- we can tell from the president's inauguration speech he believes that the obama era has not been shaped and this is the guy he trusts to do it, because this is the man who has been with him -- one of the men who has been with him all along. i think it is a trust factor and i think that helps -- that's not just why the president picked him, it is why people know that when mcdonough talks, he is basically talking about the president's opinion. >> okay, candy crowley, this guy, you mentioned, has international policy chops. we'll see how much that will be a hurdle for him as the president moves forward with his domestic agenda. thank you. >> thanks. >>> ex
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am PST
. egypt's first ever free election put a president in office who has still not closed the gap between the government and a frustrated local and vocal opposition. the population who want even more change. i want to bring in reza sayah in cairo. take us to the scene in cairo there behind you. i understand that protesters have gathered. there are some police officers that are hurt. this is just in cairo alone. >> reporter: yes, suzanne. there have been clashes here. we don't want to blow things out of proportion. here in cairo the violence has been limited to about two streets. behind us there's a street that leads to the interior ministry and other government buildings. police erected a large barrier. what you have is on one side protesters teenagers throwing rocks and debris over the barrier at police. police responding by firing tear gas. sometimes police themselves throwing rocks at the protesters, which is probably not a strategy you'll find in a police training manual. a few blocks away, tahrir square, much more orderly. the people are impassioned and intense. more than 10,000 peop
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
political statement ahead of the election, not even really a genuine push, because the fact was in order to do that, it really does take the cooperation of congress. and in this case, as you see, democrats and republicans banding together. they really want to have some ownership of this. and he they don't -- republicans don't want to be told by the white house what they should do. >> i want to bring in elizabeth espinoza to weigh in on this. good to see you again here. first of all, you've got more republicans -- >> good to see you. >> -- who are supporting immigration reform. clearly after their defeat in the presidential race. this effort, if you will, to recruit latino voters. do you think there will be more latinos who will give the republican party a second look if they help pass immigration reform? >> absolutely. and again, i think that's a really important point because latinos come in so many different sizes, colors, generations. what i mean by that, there are those of us who are born here and immigration, it's -- we have a different take on it. so either way the republican party
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 11:00am PST
rebound from the election anesthesia have a lots to change. they didn't win the whus in november, they lost seats in the senate and while they kept control of the house, they lost a few seats there. as you mentioned, the republican national committee meeting over the last couple days and bobby jindal had very tough medicine for his fellow party people. take a listen. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. and i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. it's time for us to articulate our plans and visions for america in real terms. it's no secret we had a number of republicans that damaged the brand with offensive and bizarre comments. we've had enough of that. >> i think jindal may be talking about those republican senate candidates in missouri and indiana who are controversial comments about rape and abortion. they were expected to win their elections and did not. at the same time the chairman of the republican national committee, reince priebus is doing a big plan to figure out what went wrong in november in the elections. you know, i know, republi
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am EST
the election, do say that some of the details of path to citizenship or border security are sort of left on the table and that is something that you never know. these are the kinds of things that are probably the most explosive and could blow up the whole thing. >> it's not the first time we've had a conversation about proposals to solve tim inauguration problem in this country. in fact, in 2007 there was a similar proposal, the dream act failed in 2010. so now all of a sudden what has changed? >> the november election. i mean, if you just look at the way mitt romney did or maybe more importantly the way barack obama did with latino voters, first of all, it was the biggest that you see. obama, 71%. romney, 27%. and not just that, it was latino voters were 16% of the electorate which was by far the biggest percentage of the electorate. republicans, you even heard them over the weekend. john mccain himself said it was a wake-up call. that's why i'm told that lindsey graham, the senator from south carolina, who has kind of been in and out of putting comprehensive immigration reform, go
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
get off the table. more than 70% of hispanics in the last election voted for president obama. that's not sustainable for the republican party if they want to win a national election there is unanimity among republicans that something has to give on immigration reform. i think you will see immigration reform this year, i think you will see some form, call it amnesty, a pathway to citizenship, something that allows those who are in this country without documents to get into the legal lane, some way, some. how >> gun control that's certainly on the agenda. dianne feinstein of california offered her legislation this week to ban assault weapons but the turnout at a gun control rally yesterday in d.c. was tepid, and democrats are hedging on this. is anything really going to get done on this issue? >> i think something will get done but the idea of assault weapons ban may be an overreach, not just because there are a number of republicans, most republicans who oppose it, there are democrats, many as many as a dozen, who live in states that have gun cultures, guns part of growing up, hunting
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 9:00am PST
life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. zwroo well, today is election day in jordan, and there are a couple of noteworthy things about the voting there today. yes, jordan is a kingdom, but people do get to pick some of the parliament. for the first time ever international observers were allowed to be watched over the vote looking for signs of glitches and intimidation. so far they report everything running smoothly. jordan remains pretty stable in a region turned upside down by the arab spring. this is a major point, too. jordan is friendly to israel. it's not without its problems though. that does bring us to israel. election time there as well. voters across israel choosing to keep prime minister benjamin netanyahu on the job. only his coalition kept enough seats to just stay in power. lost seats though, many of them to religious parties to the far right and to a new party with a surprising popularity. here's cnn's atika shubert. >> reporter: who is j.r.lapite. after tuesday's election, he is also the newest, brightest star on the political scene. his party
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 8:00am PST
has directed a panel to identify winning political strategies for future elections, especially minority outreach. the vice president joe biden taking the president's gun control campaign on the road. biden and other white house officials holding a round table discussion today in richmond, virginia. he held some similar talks online, a google talk yesterday, where he gave this advice. >> in california everyone talks about the big earthquake or some natural terrible disaster. what would you say -- >> guess what? a shotgun will keep you a lot safer than the assault weapon in somebody's hands who doesn't know how to use it. even one who doesn't know how. you know it's harder to use an assault weapon. you want to keep people away in an earthquake, buy some shotgun shells. >> that's pretty candid. the vice president's comments came after senator dianne feinstein introduced her bill on the ban of firearms. it would leave legal thousands of other kinds of rifles and weapons. >>> and a partial victory to report for gay rights in rhode island. the rhode island house of representatives ha
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 1:00am PST
says he will not run for re-election in 2014. harkin served ten years in the house before his election to the senate in 1984. he is 73 years old. >>> president obama released a statement praising harkin's work on health care and his efforts to help americans with disabilities. >>> tonight, for the entire hour, we're tackling the story everyone is talking about. you've ahead the name. >> manti te'o, the notre dame star -- >> manti te'o is trying to explain -- >> the manti te'o fake girlfriend hoax. >> biggest manti mysteries. >> in the already strange manti te'o story. >> and if you've heard the story you're probably a bit confused. we're going to run it all down and get some insight from those who know. the experts on this type of con. the producer of the tv show "catfish." another victim who says what happened to manti te'o happened to him. and the pretty face at the center of the controversy. her images stolen right off the internet. >> it's really difficult to wrap my head around this. my true identity is going to be hard to take back. >> reporter: she's here live with our tech pro
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 9:00am PST
to change the way we count votes in presidential elections. the states in green are considering using electoral votes tied to individual congressional districts. right now they just use popular vote to decide the entire state. virginia is one of those state where is the republican-led legislature pushed ahead with the electoral plan, but now governor bob mcdonnell says he won't support it. two other virginia legislators who originally supported the plan are also saying they won't pass it. >>> we have so much ahead this afternoon, including the latest breaking
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 12:00pm EST
presidential elections. the states in green are considering using electoral votes tied to individual congressional districts. right now they just use popular vote to decide the entire state. virginia is one of those state where is the republican-led legislature pushed ahead with the electoral plan, but now governor bob mcdonnell says he won't support it. two other virginia legislators who originally supported the plan are also saying they won't pass it. >>> we have so much ahead this afternoon, including the latest breaking headlines, an interview with "star trek" legend and virtual king of the intervet george takei. jane velez-mitchell will take us inside the latest on the jodie arias murder case that captured the nation's imagination. and dr. sanjay gupta has all you need to know about a new virus that could threaten your family. >>> if you like to eat cheesecake at the cheesecake factory, johnny rockets or ihop or chain restaurants, you may be startled by some of the pounds your favorite dishes are packing. we have the details. see you at 2:00 p.m. up next, are republicans set to
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
went to libya to observe the elections and at that time on july 7th he expressed to me his deep and grave concerns about security, particularly in benghazi. and he continued to communicate with the state department and i don't know who else was privy of those cables about the deep concern of security there and the need for additional assistance and i will argue with facts that after that event took place, after the fall of gadhafi, the, quote, soft footprint was partially, to some degree, responsible for the tragedy that took place. the american people and the families of these four brave americans still have not gotten the answers that they deserve. i hope that they will get them. >> well, senator, i understand your very strong feelings. you knew chris, you were a friend of chris. you were one of the staunch reporters in the efforts to dislodge gadhafi and try to give the libyan people a chance and we just have a disagreement. we have a disagreement about what did happen and when it happened with respect to explaining the sequence of events. we did get to talk to the ds agents when
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> just ahead, the love fest and what a difference an election can make. >>> credit alert. stores can now charge you a so-called checkout fee. we'll tell you how much and where. plus this. >>> i really hope "30 rock" is ending this week, but i hope it has a long life in syndication. i look forward to another generation of nerds kind of finding it and enjoying it. >> it was so cool being able to roll out the red carpet and coming here today and them calling our name. >> backstage at the sag awards. newsroom has your all access pass to the winners and the moments everyone is talking about, including this wardrobe malfunction from jennifer lawrence. newsroom starts now. >>> good morning. thank you, everyone, for joining me. i'm carol costello. we begin with new developments from that horrifying nightclub fire in brazil. just a few minutes ago, we learn that the police arrested one of the club's owners and two members of the band who were using fireworks in their show. more than 230 people died in the inferno, nearly half of them college students from the nearby campus. cnn's shasta darlingto
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
the chair of the republican governors association, he's an elected republican leader, he's a minority who has felt this in his own skin and he's got the responsibility and the duty to tell other republicans we've got to shift course here. we've got to change the tone. we've got to change the message. we've got to change the way we talk. we cannot continue saying stupid things that antagonize whole blocks of voters. we can't continue talking about rape, we can't continue saying hostile things towards immigrants. >> there seems to be, well, there is a split in the republican party right now, so how many do you think, anna, are on jindal's side and how many are on the other? >> i think there's a lot more on jindal's side. i think there's a lot more on the rational right side than meets the eye. what happens, carol, there's really a handful of folks who say crazy things, who say offensive things, and the media narrative is that that is what defines the brand. that's not true. i was just at the republican house retreat and i felt comforted at the amount of very good, decent public
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm PST
to retire. iowa's tom harkin will not run for re-election in 2014. he has served ten years in the house before his election to the senate in 1984. president barack obama released a statement just minutes ago praising harkin's work on health care and his efforts to help americans with disabilities. >> actor burt reynolds is being treated for flu symptoms in a florida hospital. he was dehydrated when he went to the hospital and initially transferred to intensive care. his spokes person said reynolds' fever is down and he's getting better. >> the search for three canadians whose plane disappeared in antarctica is over. the wreckage of the plane has been found close to the queen alexandra mountain range. the crew were flying from the south pole to a nearby italian base on wednesday when the plane went off the grid. officials say it's unlikely anyone could have survived that crash. >>> thousands of people marched in washington today, demanding tough new gun laws. gun control laws. it's the first major antigun demonstration since the newtown, connecticut, shootings. it comes just days a
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 9:00am PST
the u.s. >> the republican party who is elected to control the congress the same time as obama was elected are going to cross their arms and they are not going to raise the debt ceiling ultimately unless they get severe spending cuts and the obama administration is not going to give it to them. and you are going to watch the u.s. do crazy, crazy things this year. >> if you are right on those crazy, crazy things, then the rest of us are in for a dreadful, dread full time? >> dreadful. it is going to be so strange for the richest country on earth to cross their arms and say i'm not paying. imagine crossing your arms. you are going to see it this year. >> reporter: now, we have been asking our guests here for the riskometer. on this side we have is the u.s. a bigger threat to global growth in 2013. on this side the e.u. lutnic thinks the u.s. is by far the bigger. as you look overall most people still seem to believe europe is the biggest threat in 2013. by the way, speet tweet me wher think the biggest threat is. >> very official looking. did you make that yourself? >> don't you mock
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
has won re-election and knows he will never have to run again and hears the clock ticking on his last chance to use the power of the presidency on the causes he cares about." dan lothian joins us from the national cathedral where the national prayer service will begin in the next hour so the president's liberal town, i ne thinking it won't smooth things over with republicans. >> reporter: it could present a challenge for the president. some republicans looked at yesterday's remarks as a chance to essentially start over with a clean slate looking forward to the next four years, but there was sort of this criticism pushed back on the president's tone, you heard from senator john mccain saying that, quote, he would have like to have seen some outreach in the president's marks, senator john thune of south dakota calling it "mostly 30,000 foot stuff" he, referring to the president, "wasn't doing the kind of outreach he needs to do if he wants to get things accomplished in the second term" and senator susan collins republican of maine chiming in, she had hoped the president's speech would b
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 2:00pm PST
convince republicans of that he pointed to the last election, miguel, where republican mitt romney got just 26% of the latino vote, 71% backed president obama. and those are numbers that stand out to the gop. >> oh, the numbers, yes, i'm sure they do no mystery why the president is in nevada, certainly want to paint that state blue as well what is your sense of it, can -- will congress come together in the math has changed enor mousily on immigration politics. ly be able to get his reforms through congress? >> reporter: we are hearing more optimism from both sides of congress today on the sunday talk shows than perhaps people have heard in a while and perhaps one reason, miguel, could be taking a look at the poll numbers. when you have a cnn/orc poll that was taken just a week before the president took office for his second term, it asked people what should you can the policy for immigration on illegal immigrants? what was interesting, half, 53% of people said there should be a plan to allow people to become citizens of the u.s., 43% were actually favoring deportation and border se
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm EST
election. it is as simple as that. republicans knew immediately when they saw the election results. not only that, the overall electorate was much more latino, 16%. but that mitt romney did worse than any republican candidate had done in three or four presidential elections. it was just terrible news for republicans. and they understood that. that is why lindsey graham, one of the republican senators who we will see momentarily placed a call to democrat chuck schumer and said let's get the ball rolling on this again. and i'm told that they had about five meetings, this group of bipartisan senators, six total, and they were -- now eight, too that came in and out. and they wanted to come up with this. and, yes, of course, we have seen this before, but i'm talking to sources on both sides, they say there is still a lot left undone, left on the table, but very, very sticky issues like with border security, like with the path to citizenship, but there definitely is a feeling they're closer now than they have been in years. look at the scene here. there are lots of press conferences here
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
will not run for re-election in 2014. he served ten years in the house before his election to the senate in 1984, he is 73 years old. the president released a statement praising him on his work on health care. hundreds gather in st. louis today for the funeral of baseball hall of famer stan musial, he had 22 seasons with the st. louis cardinals of course among those attending, hall of famer, bob gibson, lou brock and ozzie smith and commissioner bud selig. and after tservice, family and fans placed a wreath at the statue of musial. >>> a top story, hackers and internet vandals, they took over a u.s. website today. they replaced the page with text and videos and threats. the fbi is taking the breech seriously and we have details from washington. >> don, this move comes from hackers that call themselves anonymous, but it has caused the fbi to react. earlier this morning the commission's website was hacked and dee faced. the site was pulled down and it's being restored. the commission is going to have the site fully functional as soon as possible. hours of disruption after this. what
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 11:30am PST
decisions to make. the clintons. whether she will run for re-election or be an elder statesperson of global stature and promote issues like women's rights and human rights. >> the way presidential elections work around here, she may need to decide in the next six weeks or so if she's running. that's the big question. will she run for president? what's your take on it? >> if you study, there is an industry of books about her. this is somebody who does not lack ambition. i think the ability to break the glass ceiling and be the first female president has to be overwhelming. she is the democratic party's favorite joyce. i think jill biden is probably poised for second choice. so, if she runs, it's going to be pretty hard to deny her in my view the nomination. so, the question is whether she's up for the exhaustion of going to the iowa caucus in new hampshire and south carolina and having lewinsky and other issues from the '90s come back and haunt her in some ways. does she have that fight in her? i think her health is a big determining factor, but she is still a power player and is very
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am PST
is election day. this is going to sound familiar. a lot of people say the economy, of course, is the biggest concern. most polls show that benjamin netanyahu, the prime minister, scoring a third term win. but conservative likud party lose seats in the parliament. atika shubert watching it from washington. give us a sense, first of all, are people interested? are they passionate? showing up at the polls? >> reporter: they are showing up at the polls. we were at three different polling stations today, saw a good turnout. predicting high voter turnout this year, about an hour ago the official number was more than 55% of eligible voters had cast their vote. and that's more than 5% since the last election. and there is expected to be a late surge with about a half hour left to go before the polls close. so, people are coming out. the question is, who are they voting for? and it's important to remember that the last poll on friday said that 15% of voters were still undecided. so there's still a few surprises, even if netanyahu is forecast to still become the next prime minister, it doesn't
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am PST
2012 election. he got more than 70% of the hispanic votes. republicans realize that and you're starting to hear sort of this warming up to the idea to do something about immigration, immigration reform. and so, you know, the president had promised in his first campaign that he was going to make movement on this, did not deliver the way that some hispanics had expected him to do. they're hopeful that in his second term that can happen. >> dan lothian you just used the words warming up, and i know that you got the assignment outside of the national cathedral today and it is bitterly, bitterly cold. i want you to tell me a little bit about the warmth and love inside that cathedral. we're looking at more of the live pictures. this is an awesome event. people may forget it's an annual event that stems the lifetime of this country. give me a little bit of a play by play. >> reporter: that's right. you know, i can rewind a little bit to sort of the history of this. you look back to fdr and his first inauguration in 1933. that's when it first started happening here at the cathedral. it
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am PST
us. there is nothing like an election to focus the attention of lawmakers and presidents. just look at how fast immigration reform went back on the front burner after president obama won more than 70% of the hispanic vote in november. as we speak, the president is en route to nevada. a state that he carried by more than six points over mitt romney despite an imploding economy there. any guesses who kept that state blue? the president is pitching a comprehensive immigration rewrite that may sound a lot like the senate plan that was unveiled yesterday. however, it will not sound identical. cnn's brianna keilar joins me from the white house now. so will the president propose something completely different than what the senate has already done, and is there a risk of confusing everyone? >> reporter: no, i don't think he'll propose something entirely different from what the senate has done. so far, ashleigh, the white house is welcoming the senate plan. we're expecting that the president will highlight a proposal that's actually been out for almost two years at this point. his blueprint
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 11:00am PST
president george w. bush was not elected president, but was close. not that many votes. he was close at that time. he has been a senator all of these years and now going to be the secretary of state. i don't think there is any doubt they will confirm him and he will go smoothly. >> you said relatively smoothly. you think the confirmation is expected? >> yes, the confirmation is expected. it will be overwhelming and a handful who vote against him if that, but he will be different next week when chuck hagel is the nominee for the defense secretary. that will be a lot more brutal as far as the q&a given his controversial positions. i suspect that hagel will be confirmed as well. >> let's talk about the two key personnel moves we are awaiting the announcement of at the white house about to come from the white house. tell us about that. >> mary jo white in new york spent years as the u.s. attorney and she is very, very tough. the president is going to nominate her to head the sec securities and exchange commission. that's going to be a major, major responsibility. this lady is very forceful in go
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